Hotels in Hikone, Japan

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Comfort Hotel Hikone
7.7 Good
18-7 Ekihigashi-Cho, Hikone, Japan
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0.1 mi from city centre, Hikone, Japan 

Comfort Hotel Hikone is located in Hikone and features complimentary wireless internet. It also provides bicycle rental, a 24-hour reception and an express check-in and check-out feature.

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Hotel Route-Inn Hikone
7.8 Good
111-3 Higashinonami-Cho, Hikone, Japan
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1.4 mi from city centre, Hikone, Japan 

This comfortable hotel in Hikone offers free wireless internet, as well as a beauty centre and massage services. It also provides disabled parking and is a short car trip from Hikone Castle.

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Hotel Sunroute Hikone
7.4 Good
Asahimachi 9-14, Hikone, Japan
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0.1 mi from city centre, Hikone, Japan 

Situated just a short stroll from Hikone Station, the hotel offers guests a convenient base when visiting Hikone. It is conveniently located for guests wishing to visit the area's popular attractions.

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Hotel Lakeland Hikone
7.0 Good
62-2 Nishiimacho, Hikone, Japan
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2.0 mi from city centre, Hikone, Japan 

Hotel Lakeland Hikone is situated in Hikone and features complimentary wireless internet. It also provides a lift, a safe and luggage storage.

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Hikone Castle Resort & Spa
9.5 Excellent
1-8 Sawa-Cho, Hikone, Japan
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0.4 mi from city centre, Hikone, Japan 

Hikone Castle Resort & Spa is set in Hikone and is within a short walk of local sightseeing spots, including Genkyuen Garden. It is ideally located for guests wishing to visit local attractions.

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1377 Matsubara-Cho, Hikone, Japan
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1.6 mi from city centre, Hikone, Japan 

Set on Lake Biwa, Futabaso offers comfortable accommodation and features massage services and room service. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

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About Hikone

Nestled on the eastern shore of Lake Biwa, Hikone is a picturesque city centred around a beautifully preserved castle. It’s a popular destination for bird watching and cycling and is near Taga’s historic shrine.

Things to do in Hikone

At the heart of Hikone is the Edo Period Hikone Castle, one of only five National Treasure-listed castles in Japan. Admire its original keep, then discover its fascinating history at the Hikone Castle Museum where traditional Noh costumes, Edo-era swords, furnishings and calligraphy are displayed.

Spend a day along the scenic shores of Lake Biwa, which is the largest freshwater lake in Japan and is famed for the migratory birds. Keep an eye out for various species of heron, ducks and snowy egrets as you explore the perimeter trails on foot or by bicycle.

Make a day trip to the small town of Taga and the 7th-century Taga-Taisha Shrine, which is associated with long life, good fortune and happy relationships. Stroll along the main street of Otagasan, which is lined with souvenir stalls and leads to the shrine’s large torii gate. Explore the inner shoin gardens, designated as a national Place of Scenic Beauty.

Combine a visit to Taga with the 9th-century temple of Saimyō-ji, which features a three-storey pagoda decorated with murals. Admire the beautiful Main Hall that was constructed without the use of nails from hinoki cypress, then stroll through the Honbō garden that’s planted with Japanese maples, cherry blossoms and rhododendrons.

Getting around Hikone

Hikone is 1.5 hours by train from Kyoto, while Nagoya Airport is just over an hour’s drive away. Buses travel throughout Hikone, while the castle and lake are within walking distance of the main train station.

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  • What are the best hotels in Hikone?

    Comfort Hotel Hikone is a very popular hotel in Hikone with a score of 7.7 from 1,139 reviews. Apa Hotel Hikoneminami (7.1 from 367 reviews) and Hotel Sunroute Hikone (7.4 from 488 reviews) are also highly rated Hikone hotels based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.